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Wednesday 6 April 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 6, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Fouks and Mark Davis. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Cloud-Capped Star, directed by Ritwik Ghatak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while This Is My God by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der schwarze Kanal.
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What the sky looked like on 6 April 1960

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Movies

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The Cloud-Capped Star

Directed by: Ritwik Ghatak

Starring: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya

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The Fugitive Kind

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States

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Peeping Tom

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

Country: United States

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The League of Gentlemen

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough

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The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, John Saxon

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Der schwarze Kanal

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Scotland Yard

Kakimashou tsukurimashou

Musik für Millionen

The Pen of My Aunt

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mark Davis: American newsmaker, the biolgical son of Sammy Davis Jr.
  • Stéphane Fouks: French communications consultant who is vice chairman of Havas, a French multinational advertising and public relations company, headquartered in Paris.
  • James Russell: American flight crew member who died in a fiery aircraft explosion at Mitchell Airport 12/10/1993.
  • Batem : Congolese-Belgian illustrator.
  • Adriana Altaras: Croatian-German actress and director.
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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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This Is My God

By: Herman Wouk

This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.

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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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The Enemy Within

By: Robert F. Kennedy

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Trustee From The Toolroom

By: Nevil Shute

When his sister’s boat is wrecked in the Pacific, Keith Steward becomes the trustee for his little niece. In order to save her from destitution he has to embark on a

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